The island of guam is situated in the pacific ocean and is a US territory with the official language being English and Chamorro. Guam is popularly known for it’s Flora & Fauna and has over 600 species of plants some of which are sweet smelling perfumed flowers as well as over 100 trees. The island offers a flavour of present American influence with old European ruins and remains when inhabited by the Spanish. Ship wrecks are found in the waters around the islands for the days of the Spanish Galleon age, which makes it the perfect choice as a diving destination.
Weather in guam
The weather in guam has an average temperature of 81 degrees Fahrenheit with the rainy season being in the months of Rainy season from June to November.
Facts about Guam
Local currency in Guam is the US dollar and the time difference is Greenwich Mean Time +10.
Things to do in Guam
Guam is a popular destination for diving due to the crystal clear waters and the old ship wrecks for divers to explore. during the months of December to May the visibility can be up to 150 feet, however in the rainy season the visibility can reduce to as low as 60 feet. Fishing is also a popular past time as well as all other water sports such as water skiing, sailing, windsurfing etc. If you don’t fancy getting wet but still want to experience the under water then Guam has it’s own walk-through aquarium. hiking is also excellent in Guam with many different grade hikes to experience from easy to very difficult.
Guam is a duty free island so shopping offers the visitor excellent prices for perfume, jewellery, watches, leather goods etc.
Restaurants and Eating out in Guam
Guam offers an extensive range of fresh fish as well as restaurants offering a variety of cusine from fast food American to Japanese, european, Mexican and Thai, Chinese and Vietnamese.
Getting to Guam
Flights to Guam are either from America with Continental or North West or from China, Japan, Korea or the Philipines.
Accommodation, hotels and Self Catering apartments
The island of Guam offers many international hotels from small to luxury boutique as well as self catering apartments. Let goeasy travel help you plan the perfect holiday package for you and your family and friends Holiday Planner
For more information on the island of Guam, visit the Official Tourist Board Guam
Visa Guam UK passport holders can enter under a Guam Visa Waiver Program (G.V.W.P.) for a stay of up to 15 days
English and Chamorro Language US Dollar